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President Lincoln’s Cottage is now accepting applications for the third annual Students Opposing Slavery (SOS) International Summit on June 22-26, 2015. During the Summit, participants will: Continue Abraham Lincoln’s fight for freedom Create an international network of young abolitionists to develop big ideas around ending slavery in our time Engage with modern abolitionists working to end human trafficking Participate in …
Preservation Nation: ‘I See The President’- How the Lincoln Ideas Forum Expands Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s untimely death, President Lincoln’s Cottage created an array of programs examining the enduring legacy of his life and ideas, including a special exhibit, a live retracing of Lincoln’s horseback commute, a memorial tribute inspired by 19th-century mourning practices, and the first annual Lincoln Ideas Forum on April 10th. Executive Director Erin Carlson …
C-SPAN covered the Lincoln’s Last Ride arrival and ceremony at President Lincoln’s Cottage. Watch the program online: http://www.c-span.org/video/?325244-1/lincolns-last-ride. Interested in watching the beginning of the ride downtown? View this video of the program, produced for President Lincoln’s Cottage.
NBC Washington’s Aaron Gilchrist visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to take a close look at our special exhibits commemorating Lincoln’s final visit to the Soldiers’ Home. Watch the segment online: http://www.nbcwashington.com/video/#!/entertainment/the-scene/Lincoln-Cottage-Shows-Presidents-Personal-Life/300369931.
“The polished boots with silver spurs were placed backward in the stirrups of the riderless horse Monday, and a gleaming silver sword was hung from the black saddle. Timeless symbols of a fallen leader, the trappings of loss marked the start of Washington’s 48-hour commemoration of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, 150 years ago Tuesday… The ceremonies to commemorate …
“It’s an overcast morning outside President Lincoln’s Cottage, a national historic site in Washington, D.C., and Erin Carlson Mast is struggling to open a pair of huge, historic wooden pocket doors. ‘When we began the restoration these had been closed for over 100 years,’ Carlson Mast, the site’s executive director, tells NPR’s Steve Inskeep. Abraham Lincoln and his family spent …
“On Monday, Lincoln’s Cottage will mark the anniversary of Lincoln’s last visit to the grounds by having a group of equestrians, including the ceremonial Fort Myer Caisson Platoon, ride from the White House to the cottage. (See map for the exact route.) The procession will ride in the middle of the street, so it can be observed from sidewalks or …
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